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In the Meantime: Transitions

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We speak the words, IN THE MEANTIME a lot. As I open myself to this process of being in this meantime, I become more acutely aware of how often we even say these words. I was speaking with a client recently, and this person was talking about the transition he/she is in currently in regards to a change or transition to a new career to represent the new phase they are entering. That made me think of a new phase I am entering and also the phases I have made in my life to this point.
Life itself engages us in many transitions. We transition from infant to toddler, to small child, to child, to pre-teen, to teenager, to young adult, to middle age, to retirement. I like to think of retirement in terms of time to retire; put a set of new wheels on us to reflect the stage of life beyond raising children and beyond the normal work years where we are actively working to make enough money to support ourselves and our family. In this phase, we are rethinking about what has meaning to us, what legac…

Fire Element: The Right to Life (Astrology Blog)

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I find the element of fire in the eyes of many people studying astrology can be misunderstood. When people who have a little knowledge of astrology hear that someone is a Leo or an Aries sun sign, or who have more than two planets in a fire sign think they know you in some way. Being someone with a sun in Leo and a moon in Aries, I frequently hear things they may think they know about me and they see that aspect through a narrow lens. I listen to stuff like, “oh, wow, watch out for you,” or things like that. It is easy to look at the astrological signs and their houses literally. There is nothing wrong with that. It just doesn’t take into account a myriad of dynamics at play in a person. Hearing that I have five planets in the 5th house in the sign of Leo, people often think I have a big ego, or a significant need to be heard and seen so that I can be loud and even obnoxious maybe even that I like to have things revolve around me. The truth is we all have some of those aspects within …